Meteors and Meteorites: Origins and Observations

Meteors and Meteorites Origins and Observations The earth is bombarded both day and night by meteoroids and meteorites These wayward bodies small fragments derived from aging comets and the collisions between asteroids are observed in the Earth s u

  • Title: Meteors and Meteorites: Origins and Observations
  • Author: Martin Beech
  • ISBN: 9781861268259
  • Page: 384
  • Format: Paperback
  • The earth is bombarded both day and night by meteoroids and meteorites These wayward bodies small fragments derived from aging comets and the collisions between asteroids are observed in the Earth s upper atmosphere as meteors and brilliant fireballs Written with the amateur astronomer in mind, this book includes step by step guidance on visual observation and analyzingThe earth is bombarded both day and night by meteoroids and meteorites These wayward bodies small fragments derived from aging comets and the collisions between asteroids are observed in the Earth s upper atmosphere as meteors and brilliant fireballs Written with the amateur astronomer in mind, this book includes step by step guidance on visual observation and analyzing data, practical projects that demonstrate how the observer can gather scientifically useful data, and instructions on how to identify and photograph meteor trails.

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